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in the left-hand part of the stage, our former mayor willie brown who is here. [ applause ] all right. now, would you... thank you. so now, i want to introduce the city's park champion and chief and of course he shares our vision for making our parks, better cleaner, safer and more fun. he also loves to be in our parks and loves sports and he loves to play and pretty darn good at a game of ping-pong among other activities let's give a big san francisco welcome to our mayor, mayor ed lee. >> thank you, phil. how about another round of applause for phil. >> i am so happy to join you with the supervisors and sean thank you again for all of those wonderful years that you have served the city thank you very much for being here. to all of the other supervisors, scott weiner and mark ferrel, thank you for your leadership on infrastructure and open space and parks and on supporting families in this city and to the hardest, most effective commission rec and park commission, thank you very much. all of your leadership there. but there is many other people to thank, we have got a lot of things to be
charges of money laundering for the nation of iran and mexican drug cartels. >> suarez: jeffrey brown profiles chinese artist and dissident ai wei wei, whose work is on exhibit in the u.s. for the first time. >> if we can change ourselves, that means part of society will change. if more people can do so, then we can change the society. >> woodruff: and we look at what the federal trade commission calls a "digital danger zone," mobile applications that gather data about children. >> what needs to be done is a way for parents to easily at any time see exactly what's being collected and who they are sharing that information with. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcast
here today as well representing our board. thank you very much, mayor brown, for being here as well, and the moscone family and friends, and former members of our board as well. welcome, everyone, to this 34th tribute and remembrance of mayor moscone and supervisor harvey milk. you know, i will say at the outset in gathering my thoughts here and my personal thoughts here, of what they represented. as we wait for this wonderful sound to pass by. they made it very quiet here. hope everyone is okay. >>> you know, mayor moscone and supervisor milk to me, as i was a law student in the bay area when the assassinations happened, and wanted to be part of a government that was going to be much more open. in fact, i had to sue the government in order to make it more open. and those years where struggle and just representing people who wanted to make the city much more equality bent was where i felt. and i feel today that if mayor moscone and harvey milk were here, they'd be pretty proud of what we've been able to accomplish in those years. seeing how mayor brown became mayor and my lucky char
that we see here who spoke, the mayor and mayor brown, mayor lee, those that have gone on into the state senate and the state assembly, by those that have gone on to the national stage representing not only the lgbt community, but every marginalized community we've had in this country. the chorus that i'll talk about in a minute who got their first public performance on the night that harvey and george were taken from us. but mayor brown called them two extraordinary individuals. actually, mayor brown shared that with me four years ago. it has stayed with me. harvey and george, they put in place, as the mayor said, a foundation of what we see today in equality and justice. we actually live in an extraordinary time because of the shoulders created by george and harvey. we live in an extraordinary moment because each of you believe you're worthy because each of you have a gift of authenticity to offer the world. and each of you are here tonight with not only the moscone and milk family, but the true meaning of the human family, in remembrance of the sacrifices that have taken us to get us
. there was a video done of the physical abuse of the student at the school and apparently amos brown was able to see that video. who allowed him to see that video, since he is not a parent of the student? is this allowed? other people have asked to see the have and not been provided that opportunity. there are serious and systematic problems going on and it has to be addressed. if this is slander, it's absolutely untrue and i think the superintendent should apologize to the people, the parents and students at mlk. thank you. >> good evening everyone. my name was in the paper for -- i will just quote it, "she yelled at me in front of two classes of students," said linda cook a former english teacher who was removed from her job and i will use another [kwo-ets/] [tpra-erlt/], "there are procedures in place to evaluate personnel and we follow these procedures," said school superintendent richard carranza in a statement. slandser is when someone tells a lie about another. it is slander when the lie can damage another's reputation. a group of students wrote a letter about the principal's behavior wh
actually had a protestant pastor throw charlie brown under the -- that's not him that's the governor of rhode island. throw charlie brown under the bus. poor charlie brown gets run over by a train because the pulls the play merry christmas charlie brown. there is a problem in america with the christian forces being weak. >> that's right. and i'm telling you, bill. wimpy pastors produce wimpy christians and that is why we are losing this culture war and i believe it's time for pastors to say, you know, i don't care about controversy. i don't care whether i'm going to lose church members. i don't care about building a big church. i'm going to stand for truth regardless of what happens. you know you pointed out very rightly, bill, that what we're seeing happening has been a recent phenomenon, the war on christmas, the war against religious liberty. that has not been a part of our country's religious history. what has changed in the first amendment hasn't changed in 200 years. these federal judges don't have some fresh new insight into the constitution that our forefathers didn't have. i
consider impairment devices for players cars after jerry brown' drunk driving death. would it set a dangerous precedent for employer's control over workers lives elsewhere? piles of money coming up. ♪ . ally bank. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's whally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. melissa: turning now to some stunning news in egypt. despite the bloodshed and chaos in the streets of cairo th u.s. is giving the egyptian government 20 f-16 fighter jets. the first four, which will be delivered in just six weeks. it is part of a billion dollar military aid package that was brokered with former egyptian president hosni mubarak back in 2010. but mubarak is gone and president m mohammed morsi is clearly playing a different and dangerous game. given the current situation protesters are storming the palace. more than a den dead. hund
the governor there in arkansas we actually had a protestant pastor throw charlie brown under the -- that's not him that's the governor of rhode island. throw charlie brown under the bus. poor charlie brown gets run over by a train because the pulls the play merry christmas charlie brown. there is a problem in america with the christian forces being weak. >> that's right. and i'm telling you, bill. wimpy pastors produce wimpy christians and that is why we are losing this culture war and i believe it's time for pastors to say, you know, i don't care about controversy. i don't care whether i'm going to lose church members. i don't care about building a big church. i'm going to stand for truth regardless of what happens. you know you pointed out very rightly, bill, that what we're seeing happening has been a recent phenomenon, the war on christmas, the war against religious liberty. that has not been a part of our country's religious history. what has changed in the first amendment hasn't changed in 200 years. these federal judges don't have some fresh new insight into the constitution that
morning news" for wednesday, december 12, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. good to be with you. >>> oregon officials have tentatively identify the gunman who opened fire at a business shopping mall. christmas music was playing as the lone gunman fired shots yesterday afternoon near the food court at one of portland's largest shopping malls. the gunman killed two people and seriously wounded another before taking his own life. one witness heard him say, "i am the shooter," as he fired dozens of rounds into the machlt bigad shaban is live. good morning to you. >> reporter: terrell, good morning to you. it's an eerie and quiet scene here. it's a much different scene than yesterday when that masked gunman began firing inside one of the busiest malls in the portland area. cell phone video shows police escorting shoppers to safety, and the first moments after a masked gunman opened fire in a oregon mall. >> it was scary. i don't know. it was shocking. >> our cousin is a security guard in there, and his wife and baby were in there, but they got out okay. >> reporter: s.
when the court declared in brown versus board of education that separate was not in fact equal. and in 1973 when roe v wade was decided, abortion was legal in only four states. given the court's historic inclination to favor expansion of freedoms, even when public opinion is not on its side, it would seem plausible the justices will conform what a majority believe is right and up hold the constitutionality of marriage equality. if this is in fact the result, president obama will guide one of the last remaining civil rights battles to completion. a moment that may come to define his presidency as much as anything he has done to date. similarly on the subject of immigration, president obama has made clear that comprehensive immigration reform will happen in the next four years. stung by rue milluating losses at the polls in november, the gop understands the problems its faces among the young, the brown and the young and brown. the only question is just how long it takes the republican party to come to terms with this. if conservatives are smart they will try to find a seat at the
, mayor willie h. brown, dr. robert c. scott at ucs sf, academic dean keith c. wingate, assistant academic dean seana marshall, legal counsel -- leop adviser jan jamison and mammoth -- a circumcised foreign student from instandbull turkey at golden gate university. between november 2008 and december 2012, was it these hands? was it alcohol? was it drinking alcohol? was it brewing alcohol? or was it tobacco? i would like to use the rest of my time to pay tribute to the fallen. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you very much. next speaker please. >> hey, ron austin, executive haven't -- workers union, it's been a long day. we're here to say a few words for the record to the board we received correspondence from sf mta for a service reduction on the day before christmas and the week after, and subsequently that week in between new year's and christmas. and we didn't know if the board or the city knew. and this is something that was attempted a couple of weeks back with the thanksgiving week, in which we disapproved because the level of ridership that happens after or before the holiday actually i
and county of san francisco serving in the administration of then-mayor willy brown. and general myat and i were talking about putting together a table top exercise and in came from some exercises from the marine corps and barry newman was a very energetic officer in the marine corps. he has gone over to afghanistan, i went over and saw him there, he was attached to the kabul police chief. i think he's going to have some interesting perspectives about working in the police department in a war zone. lieutenant commander patricia serrano, her assignments have been varied includes working as a immediate vaek core man, a legal clerk and a tqm instructor. she completed a 7-month deployment. captain mike napolitano is serving with the navy's expedition training group. while deployed in 2004, he spearheaded maritime patrol relief efforts toing the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, as well as numerous theater cooperation efforts throughout the pacific and in 2009 captain napolitano reported as commanding officer of the expeditionary training group. this is a fabulous panel and i know you're going t
our roots. and i am talking about sfsuc. at one time this was just a water department. here mr. brown and mr. helman and a few others decided to make this an enterprise department. now that it's an enterprise department and i know that mr. moran is looking at me with big eyes, and that's rightly so. now that this is an enterprise department we need some sense about our assets. so i was at the last meeting, and i missed the first portion where (inaudible) and i was there in the succession portion with lafco, and i strongly feel that hetch hetchy was taken, and all the mandates laid down in the regular act, which people do not want to read. which we should read. are to focus on hydroelectricity. and how much of that can we increase to bring here to the city. we are not paying attention to it. we are like arbitrarily thinking if they pay us something, we can be content. we need to revisit that. now i don't know if you have visited our toilets. at long last they have what is called water flows that are going to save us millions of gallons of water. this is in our great city hall in the ye
and forth between the gop leaders and the white house to the peanuts comic strike where charlie brown tries to kick the football that keeps getting yanked away. >> we are not going to fall for that again. the american people aren't going to be under the illusion that the republicans are sometime in the future going to come up with revenue. they are going to come up with raising the rates or, madam president, we are going over the cliff. >> well, if congress and the white house can't team up and reach a deal by new year's eve, automatic tax hikes and steep spending cuts will take effect which could send the united states back into recession. and clearly have a lot of work to do. >>> a dungeness deal has bay area crabbers out on the water again. they went on strike after brokers tried pay them less than $3 a pound. the strike meant there was little fresh dungeness left in stores and restaurants. but dungeness should be back in stores and on menus tomorrow or friday at the very latest. a lot of people happy about that. >>> when it comes to great places to works the bay area has plenty to choos
against the gays. the latest battlefield is california where governor jerry brown recently signed a law banning gay repairive the therapy: treatments aimed at turning gay kids straight. just because the american psychological association says gay conversion therapy can cause depression and suicide attempts. big deal! so does lunesta. (laughter) that's just ambien for gay people. that's why there's a butterfly. fortunately -- that's true. it's true. fortunately, federal judge william shove told california to shove it. >> the state of california has been blocked from enforcing a new ban on therapy that seeks to change the sexual orientation of minors from gay to straight. a federal judge ruled the law may inhibit the first amendment rights of therapists who oppose homosexuality. >> stephen: damn straight! these kids need our help. not only are they gay, look how blurry they are! (laughter) that's all right. folks, this is a good call because these anti-gay treatments are proven. a recent lawsuit in new jersey highlighted some of the most effective methods anti-gay therapists use. >> in an
of last year's the deal and it is time to tax the wealthy. >> it is like a charlie brown cartoon. how many times, how many times is charlie brown going to try to kick that football? we know every time he approaches that football it will be taken away from him. that has happened and we are not going to fall for that again. >> white house officials tell fox republicans continue to refuse to raise tax rates on wealthier families, the official claims that concession would open the pathway to deal. however republicans and democrats are still hundreds of billions of dollars apart on how large a tax increase congress should pass and how much spending it should cut. activists -- back to you. >> there making comparisons to charlie brown. that is the level we are. melissa: for more on the fiscal cliff, let's bring in congressman john carney from capitol hill. i am sure you heard the conversation before you. how close are we getting to solving this problem? >> it was a good characterization of where we are and the analogy with the peanuts characters in some ways appropriate. this is what you can expe
of florence johnson brown, she could not read or write, but she was a good woman with a big heart and a stronger will. she took jerome and she said she could not imagine all the abuse he had been through. it just sounded too unbelievable. but she looked him in the eye and said, don't let your abuse be your excuse. she said someday you could be a great juvenile judge or case worker, something special. but there was a lot of rebellion and anger in the young man. he hated lots of people and things, and especially god. ms. brown would not heed jerome's fleas to leave -- pleas to leave him alone. she kept praying for him every single day by name. she said she knew there was good in him but prayed that god would not let him end up in jail or prison because she knew god could do something very special with him. he tried the praying thing himself but he was cynical. he wanted to go to college, he wanted to be a coach, but he knew no one who had money. but then he found out he could run really fast and play football really well. though his teacher told him he was too black and too stupid t
"san francisco chronicle" article, former mayor and speaker of the house willie brown said, quote, if i were in charge, i wouldn't have ammiano or anyone else with a long history of supporting tax hikes carry the bill. i'd pick the most conservative democrat i could find and have him do the job." >> i challenge willie brown to -- i don't think he ever got over that. so i found the remark to be a little snide. >> reporter: you might remember those two men they ran against each other for mayor of san francisco in 1999. clearly, they are still working it out. so what are businesses at? a group that opposes new taxes says businesses are already paying their fair share and he said, unless businesses are trying to hide a change of ownership, they believe the law should stay as it is. we're going to be watching this closely because a lot of people are concerned if they change anything with prop 13. >> it is going to be a fight. thank you, grace. >>> and then there are california state workers. a new report details just who makes what. cbs news reporter randy paige takes a look at the numbers.
this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough
's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so fun. faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. the warriors will try to keep their perfect road trip going. it won't be easy facing the miami heat. jason kidd won the battle of new york for the knicks. the knickses and nets in oakland. they jumped out to an early 26-9 lead. joe johnson with three of his points. but they will claw his way back between kidd and caramel low anthony. mellow had an enormous night. 45 points. when kidd was a kidd he couldn't shoot. fine like wine and buries the three with 30 seconds left. he stuck the leg out to draw the foul. that was the game winner. they own the big apple tonight 100-97. the lakers and cavs and let's have espn's neil everett call this one. >>- q. i as larry beil would say, with authority. >> i keep tell
scott fujita now with the browns and anthony hargrove now a free agent. jut this past sunday hargrove spoke with james brown on cbs sports, "the nfl today" and denied the bounty program ever existed. >> there was never any payments offered at all for injuring an opponent. >> never payment or discussions talking about injured opponents or anybody. >> reporter: tagliabue came to a different conclusion stating that the bounty program was very real but he tomb the blame off the players and put it squarely on the nfl coaches. and as roger goodell told charlie rose on "cbs this morning," the league has a responsibility to make sure it never happens again. >> we have to enforce our rules and make sure when we see lie lagss of our rules, particularly with regard to bounty it can be definitely. jon vilma plans to continue his defamation lawsuit against roger goodell. >> demoreris smith joins us. >> he did not believe there was any evidence supporting the suspension of the players. i'm disappointed in the national football league and in the way they conducted an investi
, yellow or brown or even a female. i said you need someone sitting in the chair that understand the value of growing deeper relationships with voters and especially nontraditional voters. you mentioned in your earlier segment with ann how republicans are made to be racist or anti-woman or whatever the case may be, it's because we don't have those deep relationships that grows a credibility that sean and jc, we can say, that's jc. he didn't mean anything like that. or i can say that's sean didn't mean anything by that. i know him. and until we do that, sean, i think we continue to be marginalized in so many respects. >> we've been friends a long time. i remember when you were in congress, you lived through this. republicans want to throw granny over the hill and kick her out on the streets. isn't part of the problem that the democratic playbook to smear republicans works? >> no question. it's a part of the playbook and i think the way we defend ourselves and the way we retaliate is the same thing that we used to do in locker rooms. my white friends would say things to me, i would say thing
of the person you're playing against, no. it's like the charlie brown cartoon. how many times -- how many times is charlie brown going to try to kick that football? because we know every time he approaches that football, it will be taken away from him. he can't do it. and that's what's happened. and we are in the going to fall for that again. the american people aren't going to be under the illusion that the republicans are sometime in the future going to come up with revenue. they're going to come up with raising the rates. or, madam president, we're going over the cliff. how many times do we have to go through this drill to know that it's an unfair game. so president obama is not going to fall for that again. he's been very, very clear. i would hope that as i heard on the news this morning, an interview done by leader pelosi, she says she has hopes that speaker boehner will come around. hoeup that in fact -- i hope that in fact is the case, but to this point there hasn't been a lot of progress, and i'm very, very disappointed. madam president, i want to have -- i ask consent that the record w
height, average male height, probably, like, you know, skinny, slender man, slender male with dark brown hair with a mask. looked like he had on a vest but i heard it was just some time of a black investor clothing. >>shepard: and a hockey mask? >>guest: yes, a hockey mask like jay son, in the jason movies. >>shepard: you heard him talk. >>guest: as he ran down the hallway, it got real quiet because i was in shock with everything that was going on and i heard, i am the shooter, and after that from what i heard, five, six shots and i ran out and start the telling people, time to go, there is a shooter, we got to go. >>shepard: was he aiming or just spraying the halls? what was your sense? >>guest: when he came in through macy's he was on a mad dash to get into the open mall to start as i said, a massacre, like a mall massacre. >>shepard: so he is running and at some point did he stop? was he shooting while he was running? what is the deal? >>guest: by that time i was out of the building and after the five or six shots rang out i started to let people know, get cross the street to be safe
brent was driving his mercedes when it crashed. in the car was his teammate, jerry brown jr. when the engine caught fire, stacy mcwilliams tells cnn affiliate wfaa she heard cries for help. >> and i looked at him, i said is there somebody in the car? is there somebody in the car? and he was like yes. so i said get him out of the car, mike. you can't just stand here and watch this man die, pull him out of the car, and he said to me he won't get out. i said get him out of the car, you know, commanding him, get him out of the car. >> well brown died following the crash. brent now faces charges in connection with the accident. cnn has not independently spoken with stacy mcwilliams but brent's lawyer has given us a statement and part of it the statement says "it is believed mr. brown was already deceased and could not possibly have uttered the calls for help claimed by ms. mcwilliams. it has not been verified but it appears she called the media before calling the police." >>> the screen actor's guild kicking off the award season with this year's nominations and nichelle turner is there
a grove of charlie brown christmas trees up in the north bay. this is in the town of windsor just a little north of santa rosa. this photo came from leslie from the windsor town green. we would love to see your photos. share them with us at or post them on our facebook page of the you can also tweet them. the pope is tweeting. you can tweet, too. >>> it's 5:56 now. the next half hour the forces of nature collide to create the biggest tides of the year. of the flight concerns it's causing near bay area shorelines. >> contra costa county supervisors vote to close four fire stations for one east bay city this will mean no fire stations at all. we'll have a live report. >> hundreds of holiday shoppers forced to hide. the chilling moments after an oregon mall rampage and what police are revealing about the gunman. ,,,,,,,, [ elizabeth ] i like to drink orange juice or have lemon in my water... eat tomato sauce on my spaghetti. the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as
extend these things. let's listen to harry reid. >> how many times is charlie brown going to try to kick that football, because we know every time he approaches that football, it will be taken away from him. we are not going to fall for that again. the american people aren't going to be under the illusion that the republicans are some time in the future going to come up with revenue. they are going to come up with raising the rates or, madam president, we are going over the cliff. >> i'm reminded of the famous george bush adage, whatever it was, fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, it was actually shame on me. >> that's what republicans are saying exactly this, the white house has opportunities in the future in which it can raise taxes on the wealthiest and it should take those opportunities in order to get us through this crunch period. do the minimum that is possible now to stop us falling over the fiscal cliff, then when it comes to actual tax reform later next year, that will be the white house opportunity. democrats are saying we don't buy that. we're going to do it now, a maj
is charlie brown going to try to kick that football? >> the key is to make sure the taxes go up. we can afford it. >> you have a national treasure. >> i'm a warrior and i'm a statesman and i'm not going away. >> puts me in a stupid hat and uses a picture. we know their game. >> wimpy pastors produce wimpy christians. >> there's a new tone being set by big labor and looks like this. >> it's really a right to work around the union. like strip bars call themselves for gentlemen's clubs. >> you got hit hard. off chipped tooth and other injury. >> i'm underretsed, overworked and still tough enough to take the union's greatest punch. i'm still tough enough to take this punch. >> capitulating to the mob. it looks like the arab streets. hope and change and we're going to man the barricades and demand change right now. >> if i would have defended myself, they would have killed me. i will press charges and you will go to jail or face me in the people's octagon in a legal mixed martial arts bout. >> working in a factory all day building chevys. like the volt. you plug it in then you win ecological
. king: i rise in support of s. 1998, the dart act, introduced by senator scott brown of massachusetts. this will improve financial accountability and management at the department of homeland security. since the department opened its doors on march 1, 2003, financial management of all 22 emerged agencies has been one of the most significant challenges. fiscal year 2012, over nine years since d.h.s. was created, was the first time the department was able to complete a financial audit and received a qualified opinion on all five financial statements covering the entire department. unfortunately d.h.s. has been unable to get an unqualified or clean opinion stating that there are no material weaknesses in its financial systems. until such time there is confidence in the d.h.s. financial structure, questions will remain on how d.h.s. accounting -- on how d.h.s. accounts for taxpayer money. this important legislation is needed but will require the department to create a plan to meet the requirements to reach an unqualified opinion. specifically, the bill requires the secretary of state to ta
and not compromise on anything with governor brown to try to get new revenue and spending cuts as well. the voters this year not only endorsed the initiative which would raise taxes or some taxes in order to get some new revenue. they approved that. but they also cleaned house, threw the republicans out of the legislature and gave the democrats a veto-proof majority or filibuster majority whatever. to get things done. you see the people who are really the obstacles to any progress, you know, like in michigan, you have got to go in and clean house. >> yeah. >> the voters of california saw that. you couldn't get anything done with those republicans in charge. >> let's look at how we had the rocker fellers and we had the vanderbilts and the carniagos,. what will happen to the common worker? they were used and abused and treated, you know, very, very poorly poorly. and we are seeing the pattern where we have republicans unabashedly, viciously ripping apartment the middle class. these guys would have my mom, you know, when she was on social security and i think there
. or in rhode island. 20 minutes away from brown. i mean, right by some of the most highly trained, brilliant minds in the world. that's easy. the work force rules are so insane there, there's no way that mercedes or bmw or airbus would ever dream of going to those states. do you want the jobs or do you not want the jobs? >> and that plays out all over the south in harold's home state of tennessee, auto plant comes back, you get a bunch of jobs but at a very low wage. so the question is do you want to lower ourselves to the global standard of wages so that you have many more jobs -- >> that's a better option. >> that question has to be answered -- >> stronger middle class in union states. >> that's the question that has to be answered, what willie put out. i think there are other factors. >> rhetoric inside the capitol building was also heated. before the bill passed, democratic state representative douglas geist painted the repercussions in stark terms. >> we're going to pass something that will undo 100 years of labor relations. and there will be blood. there will be repercussions. we will
in sunnyvale, cupertino as a zoom in on the east bay. lightly browned haywood union city stretching to north.norge. >> you may need to use your windshield wipers for portions of highway 4. >> taking storm tracker to the south bay interstate 280 and interstate 101 contending with like worcester. the showers are stalling out in passing through an moving relatively quickly. you will see light rain on surface streets in the downtown san jose area. drive with extra caution. it looks like it will be short- lived. the rain fell overnight and we saw a 10th of an inch or most of us. >> satellite and radar issuing the bigger picture showers continue to push their way south. we have a lot of instability in the air and with that the possibility exists for thunderstorms. we could see that small hail could be produced later this morning. that is something we will monitor. futurecast 4 is set up for 6:00 a.m. not much to show. light rain in the livermore valley. out in evergreen, morgan hill and gilroy. partly cloudy conditions. as we put the clock into motion we have the chance, the possibility exists for
stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so fun. >>> nationwide is demanding jeper equality for a popular toy. it all started with a little boy asking for an ez bake oven. >> i'm cooking cookies. >> you are? that sounds fun. so tell me what do you want for christmas? >> i want a dinosaur ez bake oven. >> now, that's mckenna pope of new jersey. well, he actually shot this video of her little brother, gavin. she asked the hasbro toy company to make an ez bake oven for boys. these people support her. >> i think everybody should be able to cook. i think the nongender is a great idea. >> i have a little son. i cook with mime every sunday. >> best of luck, hasbro, please make an ez bake for dudes. >> how about that,er tofully. >> we did -- how about that, tori? >> we did contact hasbro to get their comment. no reply yet. >>> if you want more information. >> , go to and scroll down to the web links. >>> 8:24. a tribute to the victims of 911 went up over ground zero. the giant piec
back in 2009-2010 in the leadup to the obama-care vote, the tea party was described as brown shirts, racists, astro turf protesters. they were kind of phoney protesters. they weren't real grassroots people. they were accused of so many things. and there was no violence. fairly peaceful in their protests and gathering'. but this happened yesterday and there is a big yawn from the collective media, and frankly a flat liner reaction from the white house press secretary jay carney. if the shoe were on the other foot we know what would be happening. we would have a round of condemnation from democrats and republicans as well who would say there is no place for this. these are innocent lawful americans expressing their first amendment rights. they should be respect just as the union protesters should be respected. yet the white house -- they have a political payback here for those who oppose unions. they did in wisconsin, and i think yesterday that reaction from the white house was abominable. megyn: the situation -- we had woman on from americans for prosperity. she was talking about how
, sessions, chambliss, wicker, brown of massachusetts, portman, ayotte, collins, graham, cornyn and vitter. mr. whitehouse: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from rhode island is recognized. mr. whitehouse: may i ask unanimous consent that we continue in morning business until 7:00 p.m. the presiding officer: is there an objection? no objection, so ordered. mr. whitehouse: i note the absencabsence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: quorum call: mr. begich: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from alaska is recognized. beck beck recognized. mr. begich: i ask we vacate the quorum call. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. begich: you now lay before the senate a message from the house with respect to h.r. 2838. the presiding officer: the clerk lays before the senate a message from the house. the clerk: resolve that the house agree to the amendment of the senate to the title of the bill h.r. 2838, a title enact to authorize appropriations for coast guard for fiscal years 2012 through 2015 and for
brown. i've heard many -- many of you know that i was a social worker and a child abuse worker, and i want to say personally, i so admire senator brown's candor and forthcoming when he shared with the world his own child abuse experience in his book, "against all odds." he not only explained the terrible thing that happened to him, but he went on to talk about how he handled this terrible tragedy. and i must say -- and i compliment him -- that it was a model for -- that as a young boy, that this terrible event would not hold him back. i am sure that his powerful words helped many others come into the light. and as a former child abuse social worker, i want to thank him publicly for what he's done not only in this institution but to help other boys and even girls who faced a terrible tragedy and refused to be a victim but went on to do something. and i wish him well. to senator john we th webb, the senate's own ma expreen former secretary -- marine and former secretary of the navy.i've known him for more than 20 years since he was secretary under ronald reagan. over it is years, we fou
of the mercy brown bag program. tell us about your program. >> our mission is to get the food from the food bank on to the tables of the seniors in need. >> how many seniors do you serve in alameda county? >> 4500. >> per week or -- per month, per day. >> per month. they get two bags each machine. >> we have alma ferguson one of the volunteers. how -- how does this affect the families? >> this helps them so much. their money runs out before the end of the month. they need food and we provide it for them and you can see the smile on their face it is christmas every other week. >> thank you very much both of you volunteers forgetting the food, taking the food and getting the food to the people that need it. come on down here to walnut creek at broadway plaza, beautiful, festive, plenty of barrels for you to help fill up with food for the needy this holiday season. we'll be here all day. once i leave larry biel will be here see him this afternoon. >> if you can't make it there, ♪ jingle bell, jingle bell >>> happy christmas crowd out here in times square this morning, with the santa dancers,
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